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Wells, John 1956-

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Most widely held works about John Wells
 
Most widely held works by John Wells
August: Osage County by Meryl Streep( Visual )

58 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 2,534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The darkly hilarious and deeply touching story of the strong-willed women of the Weston family, whose lives converge when a family crisis brings them back to the Midwest house they grew up in, and to the dysfunctional mother who raised them"--Container
Burnt by John Wells( Visual )

32 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een chefkok probeert in Londen het beste restaurant ter wereld te openen met hulp van de besten uit het vak. Hij trekt echter ook de aandacht van oude vijanden
Love & mercy by William Pohlad( Visual )

13 editions published in 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrato poco convencional de Brian Wilson, el voluble cantante, compositor y líder de los Beach Boys. En contraste con el repertorio musical de Wilson, epítome de su épica, la película es un relato íntimo del viaje personal y posterior salvación del ídolo cuyo éxito supuso un extraordinario coste para su persona
The company men by John Wells( Visual )

54 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bobby Walker is living the proverbial American dream: great job, beautiful family, shiny Porsche in the garage. When corporate downsizing leaves him and co-workers Phil Woodward and Gene McClary jobless, the three men are forced to re-define their lives as men, husbands, and fathers. Bobby soon finds himself enduring enthusiastic life coaching, a job building houses for his brother-in-law that does not play to his executive skill set, and perhaps there is more to life
White oleander by Peter Kosminsky( Visual )

18 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ingrid, a smart, free-spirited, and somewhat narcissistic artist kills her deceitful lover in a crime of passion. Even while serving a prison sentence, she exerts control over her adoring teenage daughter, Astrid, who's forced to spend her teenage years in a series of foster homes before becoming her own person. Explores the strange relationship of Ingrid and Astrid, and includes Astrid's relationship with her foster mothers. At first merely an appendage of her mother, Astrid develops as a result of her peripatetic adolescence
Duma by Carroll Ballard( Visual )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and German and held by 1,410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The exciting story of 12-year-old Xan, who decides to return the cheetah he raised from a cub to the wild instead of allowing pursuers to place it in captivity. Harsh South African landscapes, stalking lions, crocodiles, river rapids and a mysterious drifter who may intend to turn the big cat in for cash - all will test Xan's courage and resolve."--Container
Mildred Pierce by Michael Curtiz( Visual )

14 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of a uniquely independent woman who finds herself newly divorced during the Depression years and struggles to carve out a new life for herself and her family. The story explores Mildred's unreasonable devotion to her insatiable daughter Veda, as well as the complex relationship she shares with the indolent men in her life, including her polo-playing lover Monty Beragon and ex-husband Bert Pierce
The West Wing by Martin Sheen( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the re-election of President Bartlet to his second term and several crises both during and after the election in this 22-episode fourth season
Shameless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the fabulously dysfunctional Gallagher family. Dad's a drunk, Mom split long ago, eldest daughter Fiona tries to hold the family together. Eldest son Philip (Lip) trades his physics tutoring skills for sexual favors from neighborhood girls. Middle son Ian is gay. Youngest daughter Debbie is stealing money from her UNICEF collection. Ten-year-old Carl is a budding sociopath and an arsonist, and toddler Liam is, well, he might actually be black, but nobody has a clue how
The West Wing by Martin Sheen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 22-episode third season whose storylines include the investigation into the alleged cover-up of President Barlet's illness, the early bid for a second term and confrontations with global terrorism. Reel- and real-life events profoundly intersect in the historic Isaac and Ishmael episode made in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. And must-see bonus features include a special The West Wing look at the executive branch featuring interviews with former U.S. Presidents and staff
Shameless( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Season two dives headfirst into the sweltering heat of a Chicago summer, grabs Gallagher family life by the throat, and never lets go. Boozed-up Frank's scams constantly fizzle. Grammy Gallagher visits after a prison stint. Bipolar Monica returns to fan Frank's flames. Fiona plays the field--until Steve comes back with a hot new wife. Lip drops out to care for his and Karen's baby. Ian's gunning for West Point
Shameless( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 651 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spring roars like a lion in season three! Frank's latest schemes range from gigs as a drug mule and gay rights spokesperson to calling Child Services on his own kids. While Fiona finally finds relative stability in the corporate world, househusband Jimmy develops a full-blown midlife crisis. Lip does his best to handle an out-of-control love triangle, and Ian struggles with Mickey's impending marriage- to a girl! Deb deals with growing up. Carl wraps his brain around imaginary cancer. All this while struggling to keep a roof over their heads and food on the table
A home at the end of the world by Michael Mayer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film chronicles a dozen years in the lives of two best friends, charting a journey of trials, triumphs, loves and losses. Now the question is: can they navigate the unusual triangle they've created and hold their friendship together?
Shameless( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William H. Macy, Emmy Rossum and a go-for-broke ensemble cast star in a relentlessly Shameless Season Four. With Fiona enjoying a steady pay-cheque and a steady guy and Lip off to college, a better life dangles just out of reach. But when you're down and out, moving up isn't easy and the American dream turns into a Gallagher nightmare! Soon, Fiona is a felon and lip's ready to drop out. Debbie discovers dudes--and heartbreak. Carl falls for a cute criminal sidekick and Ian goes AWOL. Meanwhile, Frank--with a lousy liver and a new daughter and grandson in tow--winds up in intensive care. Chicago's winter winds blow cold and the Gallagher's will do whatever it takes to make it to spring
Shameless( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 565 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scrappy, stubborn and strong, the Gallaghers are tested by changing times, but Season Six finds them older, wiser, and better at playing the system. Used to their natural state of chaos, the Gallaghers are as surprised as anyone at how life is turning out for them. But as they come into their own and find out who they really are is it really possible that they could grow apart for good?
The good thief by Neil Jordan( Visual )

14 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bob is an aging American thief is living in the French city of Nice. Addicted to both heroin and gambling, Bob is in the midst of an extended personal losing streak when he rescues a new girl in town named Anne from her pimp. When the opportunity to steal a fortune in rare paintings from a Monte Carlo casino comes along, Bob hopes for a score big enough to let him retire from his life of crime. His only hindrances are Anne's man troubles and his nemesis, local police chief Roger
Entertaining angels : the Dorothy Day story( Visual )

12 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of social activist Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker movement
The attack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amin Jaafari ..., an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society, has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. But his picture-perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and searches for the truth about her life and death, uncovering a startling secret"--Container
Shameless( Visual )

1 edition published in 2017 in English and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gallaghers have always scraped by, but Season Seven finds them finally getting a leg up. When Frank awakens from a coma to learn that his family tossed him in the river, he declares war, Gallagher vs. Gallagher
Far from Heaven by Todd Haynes( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and French and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cathy is the perfect 50s housewife, living the perfect 50s life: healthy kids, successful husband, social prominence. Then one night she surprises her husband Frank having sex with another man, and her tidy world starts spinning out of control. In her confusion and grief, she finds consolation in the friendship of their African-American gardener, Raymond--a socially taboo relationship that leads to the further disintegration of life as she knew it
 
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Alternative Names
John Wells Amerikaans filmregisseur

John Wells cinéaste américain

John Wells produttore televisivo, sceneggiatore e regista statunitense

John Wells US-amerikanischer Film- und Fernsehproduzent, Drehbuchautor sowie Film- und Fernsehregisseur

Wells, John 1957-

Wells, John M. 1956-

Wells, John Marcum 1956-

Джон Уэллс Режиссёр

ג'ון ולס

جان ولز فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

웰스, 존 1956-

ジョン・ウェルズ

約翰·威爾斯

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